2 children allegedly doused in petrol by their father

Two children who were taken to hospital after their father allegedly doused them in petrol and set their sister alight in the Perth suburb of Doubleview have been discharged from hospital.A seven-year-old girl was burned when her younger sister was allegedly lit on fire by 43-year-old Edward John Herbert at

Photos: CNN interviews Basketmouth

(CNN interviews Basketmouth. Photo: Instagram) Barely a month after his exclusive interview was aired on Al Jazeera, Nigerian comedian Bright Okpocha popularly called ‘Basketmouth’ has just been interviewed by CNN for it’s ‘African Voices’ programme.

Jonathan, Dieziani, Obuah implicated in $6.9 million “campaign stages” contract

Former President Goodluck Jonathan Ayorinde Oluokun Details of the financial heist committed under former President Goodluck Jonathan is gradually coming to into the open as the probe instituted into the rape of financial resources of Nigeria under his administration by his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari gathers steam.

News Headlines, Sunday Edition – 30/8/2015

Good Morning... Check out the News headline TRIBUNE *Arik Air drug latest: NDLEA gets CCTV footage of main accomplice *Over 100 convicted for traffic offences in Oyo *Boko Haram: Buhari meets parents of abducted Chibok girls *Wike vs Amaechi: I'll not appear before probe panel 'Amaechi *Chad executes 10 Boko

38 virgins killed in bus crash on their way to King of Swaziland’s wife choosing ceremony

A road accident in Swaziland has killed 38 girls and seriously injured 20 others who were on their way to a traditional ceremony where King Mswati III can choose a new wife, pro-democracy activists reported.The accident happened on Friday night when their open truck smashed into a car on the

Riot police disperse Beirut anti-government protesters

Riot police have broken up an anti-government protest in Beirut where at least 10,000 people had gathered to demonstrate against a services crisis. The police chased men and women from the city’s Riad al-Solh square shortly after 10pm, beating both men and women as they cleared the area.

Did you know Lauryn Hill has released only ONE studio album?

(Lauryn Hill and her band. Photo: Filed) As the city of Lagos gets ready to witness a classic performance from multiple Grammy award winner Lauryn Hill and her band later tonight, let’s tell you a quick fact you might not know about the 40 year old American singer.

Wike used to pose as a Muslim, says Amaechi

Chibuike Amaechi and Nyesom Wike when their relationship was solid Former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi has hinted that his successor, Nyesom Wike might have converted from Islam to Christianity. Amaechi said Wike used to posed as a Muslim when he served as his Chief of Staff.

Couple Disclose That Their Daughter Threw Away Her Day Old Baby On The Street

On June 13, 2015, a baby was dumped at Obazuaye Street in Evbuareke Quarters, Uselu, Benin City, at about 11am. Residents, including Mr and Mrs Osarhiakhi Ebohon, thronged the scene to catch a glimpse of the little girl, wrapped in a black nylon bag. The Ebohons, among other residents, placed curses

Amaechi fires back: Wike also corrupt, I won’t appear before his commission

Former Governor of Rivers State, Gov. Amaechi spoke, yesterday, in Port Harcourt, while addressing loyalists of the All Progressives Congress, APC that he was in the Rivers State capital  to quietly attend a church program and will leave same day, adding that he had clear documents pointing at the alleged corruption acts of

17 year old boy charged with raping a 9year old family friend since the age of 3

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with raping a nine-year-old family friend at a state fair.Jonathan Fleming was arrested at the Maryland State Fairgrounds after the victim's father became concerned when he saw the pair together.An investigation by the Crimes Against Children Unit alleges that Fleming has been sexually abusing

Turkish Side Land Ex-Eagles Talisman

Ex-Super Eagles player Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set for a move to Turkey as he has a struck deal with Turkish Super League side Kayserispor.

Areas of concentration for President Buhari (3)

Remember, a committee of the Senate of the Second Republic, headed by the late Dr.Olusola Saraki, was about to scrutinise the Ayo Irikefe Report concerning the purported missing NNPC funds when Buhari came to power through a military coup in December 31, 1993. Since then, the Report seems to have

Which Nigerian Governor does not fight his predecessor?

Last week Saturday, I was greatly entertained by a drama piece I watched as a guest of my Bauchi State born colleague, Comrade Yakubu. The play, an exciting satire was about enemies who are fond of publicly professing friendship.

Northernisation returns as Buhari bares his fangs

The more Nigerians scream foul over his seemingly lopsided appointments, the deeper he delves into offensive recruitments. Against all hues and cries over what analysts described as a carefully crafted script to “Northernise” Nigeria under the All Progressives Congress (APC) government, the President, who had urged his compatriots to simply